16-year-old girl Egoagwuagwu Agnes Maduafokwa, the genius with highest JAMB score in 2020 reveals her success secrets

It is no doubt that Nigeria is highly blessed with brilliant minds. No wonder some people say the country has so much untapped human resources. Egoagwuagwu Agnes Maduafokwa is one of the beautiful minds the country is blessed with.

She is the candidate with the highest score in the 2020 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examinations otherwise known as Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Agnes Maduafokwa who got the highest score of 365 in the recently released Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has revealed the secrets of her success.

The 16-year-old assistant head girl of Louisville Girls High School, Ijebu-Itele in Ogun state, said her secret was studying at the right time and sleeping when she was supposed to sleep, The Guardian reports.

Agnes said reading at intervals and observing break and sleeping at the right time was what helped her to achieve the feat.

She said: “If you have an examination, I feel that you don’t have to burn the midnight oil because if you have been working hard from day one, there is no reason to read extra hard the night before the exam.

“Apart from that, when you read too much, you might not be able to remember everything; because it is called “fast reading.” But when you read at intervals and breaks, sleep when you are supposed to, it really helps a lot and that’s what I do.”

The brilliant girl is from Ihiala in Anambra state and she sat for the UTME exam on Saturday, March 14, at St Michael Otedola Education Centre in Epe, Lagos state. She had 72 in Use of English, 99 in Mathematics, 99 in Physics, and 95 in Chemistry.

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